Do employees have to answer emails when on annual leave?

Everyone needs time off from the duties of their work. Yet in today’s society, taking time off is becoming increasingly harder. Employee’s often feel that if they take time off, they will fall behind…

Binding Death Benefit Nominations and their interaction with a Power of Attorney

Who will get your super money when you die?  This is an important question because for many Australians, their self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a big asset – maybe one of the biggest.   It is…

The Importance of Communication and Consent in a medical negligence case

Needing medical treatment, particularly that which is invasive in nature and will require a hospital stay, can be quite overwhelming. There are many concerns that patients have beyond their physical…

What are the impacts of artificial intelligence on the workplace?

The answer to that question is uncomfortable. The impact is likely to be big and largely unknown. What we know is that AI, robotics and increased automation will cause considerable disruption in the…

Update Your Bag-Search Policy before Selling your Business

Your Business Sale Getting a business ready for sale can be a big deal. Properly advised, the vendor prepares the business by (amongst other things) putting in place all the internal arrangements…

Selling goods on retention of title? Beware of your fine print

Introduction You may not be aware of it, but a business which sells goods on 'retention of title' terms relies heavily on the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) for protection against its…